Food and cash donations are coming in from last weekend’s #FeedGSO Spring Community Food Drive, and we’re excited to share that your support is pushing our totals well ahead of Spring 2016! As of April 25, our food and cash donations total and equivalent of 71,950 pounds of food that will go to feed hungry […]
Thelma J. Stevenson, known around GUM affectionately as Miss Thelma, cooked her last lunch today in Potter’s House Community Kitchen. After 30 years, she’s hanging up her apron and retiring. Miss Thelma started cooking in her home and delivering food for our guests in the 1980s. When GUM’s building at 305 W. Gate City Blvd. […]
Please take a moment to read our 2016 Ministry Report and learn more about our work in the greater Greensboro area.
Each day, more than 100 volunteers donate time and energy to benefit the work and guests at Greensboro Urban Ministry. Many of these volunteers come as part of volunteer groups. Our volunteers make so many things possible by serving meals in Potter’s House, packing emergency grocery bags, reviewing emergency assistance cases, tutoring, listening, and leading […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — GUM and Out of the Garden Project are excited to partner this week on a food distribution for families. The event will be from 1-3 p.m. on March 29 at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville St. The agencies have food for 200 households and are focusing for this drive on […]
Wendy Scott, LCSW and Beyond GUM program director, is one of 5 candidates from the United States chosen for a prestigious international work exchange program. Wendy will be working in southern England for two weeks with a homeless services agency, learning firsthand about strategies used in the UK to address homelessness. Five candidates from the […]
Cone Health Foundation is making it easy for you to double your donation to the Greensboro Urban Ministry Food Pantry. The foundation will match every gift up to $5,000. You can easily donate online and designate your gift to GUM’s food ministry. Every gift has an impact, and today will go twice as far to […]
Supporters from across Guilford County, and as far away as New York State, have responded to the call to help Greensboro Urban Ministry replenish its food pantry shelves. We are excited to share that your response to our appeal brought in 48,514 pounds of nonperishable food and $47,800 in cash donations in January. The cash […]
Food Lion donated 3,225 pounds of food to the pantry today. Mike Wilkes (right), Alamance Church Road store manager, and Rita Robinson (center), from corporate community relations, even stayed to help us stock the shelves. Food Lion Feeds brings hunger relief to the community year-round. We greatly appreciate this generous donation!
With less than a week’s supply of food on the shelves, Greensboro Urban Ministry’s executive director turned to the community for help on Monday afternoon. On Wednesday, Greensboro Grasshoppers President and General Manager Donald Moore delivered a home run. The Hoppers presented Greensboro Urban Ministry (GUM) with a check for $5,000 to purchase needed food […]